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Amnesty for the Arctic 30?

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Amnesty for the Arctic 30?

Canadian Greenpeace activists Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul, and the rest of the Arctic 30, could be granted amnesty by the Russian parliament Thursday, Dec. 12. But Patti Stirling, Ruzycki’s sister, isn’t holding out much hope. “Certain Russian newspapers say they’ll definitely be released and they’ve seen leaked documents, other papers are saying it won’t […]

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Sirius Glassworks open house

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Sirius Glassworks open house

Peter Gudrunas has been making glass pieces for the past 40 years, and this past weekend his opened up his studio and workspace for the second time this year. Gudrunas, who graduated from both Sheridan School of Design and Georgian College in design arts studies, owns and operates Sirius Glassworks at 2739 Hwy. 3 in […]

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A stormy day

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A stormy day

Some photos from a stormy November day in Ontario. Photos taken along the shoreline of Lake Erie between Port Colborne and Fort Erie, Ont. Port Colborne recorded the strongest wind gusts in the province with speeds of up to 106 km/h, on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.   <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/QxOnf5mB5VQ” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>     […]

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Rally for Ruzycki

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Rally for Ruzycki

One-hundred-fifty people from across the Niagara Region and beyond came out in support of a Port Colborne man sitting in a Russian jail cell for his part in a protest against the Gazprom-owned oil rig Prirazlomnaya two weeks ago in the Pechora Sea. Paul Ruzycki’s family organized the local rally, which was part of a […]

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Living Art

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Living Art

“Oh, that’s the colour … that’s the colour that makes it pop, Lee,” tattoo artist James Takeo said, as photographer and fellow artist T. Lee Kindy squirted blue paint over his subjects. Some of Kindy’s subjects squirmed a little bit as the paint hit their bodies There was a mix of men and women laying […]

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The night sky

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The night sky

It’s been a while since I’ve taken shots of stars. I’d actually kind of given up on it for a few reasons. My area of southern Ontario, the Niagara Region, has so few dark areas left, it’s hard to get a good view of the night sky at all. Winter, I found, was usually the […]

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